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Service Schedule & Fare Last checked
RapidKL Bus [Schedule] [Fare] January 26th 2014
Kelana Jaya Line [Schedule] [Fare] May 2nd 2016
Ampang Line [Schedule] [Fare] May 2nd 2016
KL Monorail [Schedule] [Fare] May 2nd 2016
KLIA Ekspres [Schedule] [Fare] May 2nd 2016
KLIA Transit [Schedule] [Fare] May 2nd 2016
KTM ETS [Schedule] [Fare] May 2nd 2016
KTM Intercity [Schedule] [Fare] May 2nd 2016
KTM Komuter [Schedule] [Fare] May 2nd 2016

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Last updated on May 2, 2016 @ 10:11 PM.

Industry Players Cheer as Malaysia Decides to Spend More in Rail Development

KUALA LUMPUR – 27 AUGUST 2016:Malaysia has seen positive growth in rail industry for the past few decades and the trend is expected to continue in the foreseeable future.

More than RM 30 billion has been spent on rail infrastructure development for the past few years. Among the companies that have benefited from this rapid growth of rail industry including but not limited to:

  • MMC Corp Bhd
  • Gamuda Bhd
  • IJM Corp
  • Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB)
  • Sunway Construction
  • Gadang Holdings Bhd
  • Mudajaya Corp Bhd
  • Ahmad Zaki Resources Bhd
  • Naim Engineering Sdn Bhd
  • UEM Construction Sdn Bhd
  • Apex Communication Sdn Bhd

 

Past projects include LRT line extension for both Kelana Jaya Line and Ampang Line, as well as introduction of KTM Komuter service in additional stations as far as Tampin in the south to Padang Besar in northern Peninsular Malaysia.

Current and future development include LRT 3 line, MRT and also High-Speed Rail linking Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.

Source: The Star

Power Outlets Onboard Kelana Jaya Line LRT Trains

Apparently, RapidKL’s Kelana Jaya LRT line also have power outlets along the train. Please note that this is a 4-coach train. We believe 2-coach trains should also have this one.

While we are not sure whether passengers can use them or not, we can assure you that it is working. One of the possible uses is to charge dead mobile phones, tablets and bring them back to life. This is definitely useful, especially if you are on your way from KLCC to Kelana Jaya, which takes really long time.

Other than RapidKL Kelana Jaya LRT, KTM Komuter’s Class 92 trains are also equipped with power outlet. For Class 92, it looks like it is more intended for passenger use due to high number of them.

We are not sure yet on availability of power outlets on the following trains:

  • RapidKL Kelana Jaya LRT 2-coach trains
  • RapidKL Monorail
  • RapidKL Ampang Line
  • KLIA Transit / Ekspres
  • KTM Class 81 (KTM Komuter)
  • KTM Class 82 (KTM Komuter)
  • KTM Class 83 (KTM Komuter)
  • KTM Class 92 (KTM Komuter)
Kelana Jaya Line LRT Power Outlet 2014-10-13 23.45.08

Kelana Jaya Line LRT Power Outlet 2014-10-13 23.45.08

Kelana Jaya Line LRT Power Outlet 2014-10-13 23.45.10

Kelana Jaya Line LRT Power Outlet 2014-10-13 23.45.10

Kelana Jaya Line LRT Power Outlet 2014-10-13 23.45.15

Kelana Jaya Line LRT Power Outlet 2014-10-13 23.45.15

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KTM Intercity Experience – September 30th 2014

On September 30th 2014, I took KTM Intercity from KL Sentral after more than two years. It looks like nothing much has been changed except for the new electrified double tracking (EDTP) project.

KTM Intercity ADNS Bed 2014-09-30 21.50.09

KTM Intercity ADNS Bed 2014-09-30 21.50.09

KTM Intercity ADNS Class 2014-09-30 21.49.26

KTM Intercity ADNS Class 2014-09-30 21.49.26

KTM Intercity 2014-09-30 21.41.36

KTM Intercity 2014-09-30 21.41.36

KTM Intercity 2014-09-30 21.40.33

KTM Intercity 2014-09-30 21.40.33

KTM Intercity Platform 2014-09-30 21.40.14

KTM Intercity Platform 2014-09-30 21.40.14

 

KTM YDM4 Locomotive – September 30th 2014

YDM4 is a type of locomotive leased to KTMB by Indian Railways. There is quite a number of them in KTMB’s rolling stock. According to the train operator, all locomotives in the rolling stock have their own set of problems, brushing off allegations that YDM4 is among the best locomotive KTMB has ever had.

For KTM Intercity Ekspres Senandung Langkawi service, KTMB uses two YDM4 locomotives because sole unit is does not have sufficient tractive force to pull all other railcars.

KTM YDM4 Locomotive 2014-09-30 21.43.58

KTM YDM4 Locomotive 2014-09-30 21.43.58

KTM YDM4 Locomotive 2014-09-30 21.46.56

KTM YDM4 Locomotive 2014-09-30 21.46.56

KTM YDM4 Locomotive 2014-09-30 21.46.51

KTM YDM4 Locomotive 2014-09-30 21.46.51

KTM YDM4 Locomotive 2014-09-30 21.46.32

KTM YDM4 Locomotive 2014-09-30 21.46.32

KTM YDM4 Locomotive 2014-09-30 21.42.39

KTM YDM4 Locomotive 2014-09-30 21.42.39

KTM YDM4 Locomotive 2014-09-30 21.42.26

KTM YDM4 Locomotive 2014-09-30 21.42.26

 

 

 

One Way Loop (OWL) in PJ to Ease Congestion

One-way traffic has been in place for so many years in certain areas of large cities to ease out congestion. Some users might need to travel longer. However, the collective benefit is clear. Road users can brake and stop less, reducing wastage of petrol.

Some resistance from local residents and business owners is expected, especially those who are comfortable with previous two-way road system. While complaints are inevitable, we must ensure that collectively, road users should not be burdened by congestion problem, especially when there is a better solution for it. The proposed plan was first surfaced in August 2003 but only recently it was carried out due to various reasons.

The road involved is Jalan Barat, Jalan Utara, Jalan Timor and Jalan Sultan.

Source

KTM Class 92 – September 28th 2014

I took a ride onboard KTM Komuter on September 28th. The timetable can be quite unreliable as KTMB is still testing it.

The Class 92 trainset, manufactured by Zhuzhou from China is quite comfortable. There are lots of power outlets for those who are looking forward to charge their electronic gadgets too.

KTM Class 92 Train 2014-09-28 20.34.43

KTM Class 92 Train 2014-09-28 20.34.43

KTM Class 92 Train 2014-09-28 20.34.51

KTM Class 92 Train 2014-09-28 20.34.51

KTM Class 92 Train 2014-09-28 20.35.01

KTM Class 92 Train 2014-09-28 20.35.01

KTM Class 92 Train 2014-09-28 20.35.14

KTM Class 92 Train 2014-09-28 20.35.14

Touch ‘N Go Hub, KL Sentral

Touch 'N Go Hub KL Sentral 2014-09-28 17.52.28

Touch ‘N Go Hub KL Sentral 2014-09-28 17.52.28

Touch ‘N Go has an outlet in KL Sentral for customer service matters. Other than the usual card purchase and reload there, customers can report lost/stolen card and retrieve their balance back.

 

Hours of Operation

Touch 'N Go Hub Hours of Operation 2014-09-28 17.52.14

Touch ‘N Go Hub Hours of Operation 2014-09-28 17.52.14

Monday to Friday: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Saturday: 8:30 AM to 1 PM

Sunday: CLOSED

Arau Railway Station – October 1st 2014

I was on Ekspres Senandung Langkawi on the night of September 2014. As my destination is Arau Railway Station, I managed to capture some photos of the station. Here they are:

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.42.17

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.42.17

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.42.01

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.42.01

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.40.49

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.40.49

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.40.16

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.40.16

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.37.10

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.37.10

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.36.59

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.37.10

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.35.31

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.35.31

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.32.42

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.32.42

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.30.10

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.30.10

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.29.54

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.29.54

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.28.52

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.29.54

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.28.44

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.28.44

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.27.43

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.27.43

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.27.22

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.27.22

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.26.23

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.26.23

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.26.15

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.26.15

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.25.17

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.26.15

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.23.45

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.23.45

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.23.11

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.23.11

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.23.04

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.23.04

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.22.58

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.22.58

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.22.40

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.22.40

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.22.37

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.22.40

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.22.36

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.22.36

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.22.33

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.22.33

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.22.26

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.22.26

2014-10-01 08.22.25

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.22.24

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.22.24

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.22.19

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.22.19

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.22.15

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.22.15

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.22.03

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.22.03

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.21.57

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.21.57

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.21.47

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.21.47

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.21.45

Arau Railway Station 2014-10-01 08.21.45

 

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Overnight at KL Sentral

So I missed my Skybus shuttle bus to KLIA2. The next bus departs at 3 AM and I am now stranded in KL Sentral for almost three hours.

KL Sentral used to be more interesting than before. Now, there is nothing much to do during midnight. 7-Eleven is the only convenience store that is opened.

CIMB Cheque Deposit Machine 2014-10-14 00.18.05

CIMB Cheque Deposit Machine 2014-10-14 00.18.05

#FAIL No. 1: Cheque Deposit Down for temporary? For temporary? For temporary?

Seriously CIMB, who did you hire to be your clerk? I hope they are not your banker.

 

McDonald's KL Sentral 2014-10-14 00.12.16

McDonald’s KL Sentral 2014-10-14 00.12.16

Apparently, McD is also closed from 12 midnight to 6 AM for “maintenance” purposes. I doubt that. There’s nothing going on in the restaurant (apparently), only loud music can be heard.

#FAIL No. 2: It will be closed until 14 MARCH 2014. Hmmm, are we watching Back to the Future?

 

KTM Komuter Ticket Vending Machine 2014-10-14 00.25.17

KTM Komuter Ticket Vending Machine 2014-10-14 00.25.17

#FAIL No. 3: CANNOT BE ACEPTED. Acepted. Acepted. What is acepted? It sounds like “Inception” for me.

 

Meals Station: Iced Honey Lemon 2014-10-14 00.37.22

Meals Station: Iced Honey Lemon 2014-10-14 00.37.22

#WIN: I have finally found a good place to sit and a table to do my reading and writing. #WIN #WIN #WIN.

Meals Station is a kopitiam-style restaurant in KL Sentral. There is no operating hours stated directly at the outlet. However, it looks like it opens for 24 hours. Cheap drinks mostly start at RM 3.50 so be prepared to pay extra.

Power outlets are also available for those who are seeking to charge their electronic gadgets.

Pulau Ketam Ferry Operators Stage Protest Amid Government Safety Enforcement

A protest staged by Pulau Ketam – Port Klang ferry operators has resulted in excessive crowding at Pulau Ketam, reports The Star.

Improving operational efficiency without compromising safety. We believe this is what ferry operators and authorities are looking forward to.

Several arguments have been put forth by speedboat operators. They demand to carry more than 25 people per speedboat as only adult fares are collected. Therefore, children are considered as non-revenue passengers and they need go get as many as possible adult passengers. This is the “operational efficiency” part.

Meanwhile, when the authorities began to take action on the operators due to excessive passenger, we believe they do so in order not to compromise safety of the passengers.

Negotiating for an agreement that satisfies both parties can be a lengthy process. Therefore, there is a need to look at the problems objectively and understand each other’s underlying concern.

When we are able to understand the concern, we can address the problems better and come up with a better solution.

Source